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Jason Reitman finds honesty in comedy

May 5, 2018

Director Jason Reitman has been around the block a couple times.A four-time Academy Award nominee for his work on “Juno” and “Up in the Air,” Reitman has explored the stories of misfits and ch...

College’s commitment to diversity doesn’t hold water

College’s commitment to diversity doesn’t hold water

October 30, 2017

In the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, two people are covering all the work that used to be handled by up to five employees. Of these two people in what was previously the Office of Multicultural Affairs, only one can be co...

‘Men, Women & Children’ has connectivity problems

‘Men, Women & Children’ has connectivity problems

October 6, 2014

Evolving social media and technology have drastically altered the way we interact as human beings. It should come as no surprise that films have attempted to capture the dangers of this rapidly changing ...

International Conflict stirred up on campus

By Tyler Eagle

April 25, 2013

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict came to Columbia last week when a documentary detailing the life of people in a West Bank village under Israeli occupation was screened a month after a presentation from the Israeli perspective wasindefinitely postponed.Several groups, including the International Student Organization and The Ellen Stone Belic Institute of Women & Gender in the Arts and Media, sponsored an April 23 screening of ...

Cody falters again with ‘Young Adult’

By Drew Hunt

December 5, 2011

After scoring a breakaway hit with their 2007 film “Juno,” screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman have teamed up once again, this time for “Young Adult.” The film continues Cody’s penchant for writing about high-schoolers, only this time it’s from the perspective of people who graduated but never really left.Mavis (Charlize Theron), a depressed ghost writer for a hugely popular series of young adult novels, w...

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